Rising K-pop star Seori garners critical acclaim for her first EP

Korean artist Seori has had an exciting year with her meteoric rise since the release of her debut EP, which garnered critical acclaim.  The 25-year-old singer, with her stunning voice and a passion for storytelling, is a rising star in South Korea’s globally recognised K-pop movement. And with the likes of boy band BTS smashing […]

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K-Pop takes over Teen Choice Awards as BTS, BLACKPINK and Red Velvet win

At this year’s Teen Choice Awards, there was a lot of representation in the nominations for K-Pop. And, although not nominated, popular group MONSTA-X were scheduled to perform at the award show. In each category there was a K-Pop act nominated, they proved the most popular and took home the award. That left BTS with […]

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K-Pop kings BTS announce ‘extended’ break after working non-stop for six years

The seven-piece sensation made the decision following a gig in Seoul, South Korea on Sunday. BTS’s agency Bit Hit Entertainment said that the mega-star band members would be taking an extended break to undergo a “period of rest and relaxation”. The group’s management added that the rest would “provide them with a chance to enjoy […]

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BTS become first K-pop act to score No1 on UK album chart with Map of the Soul: Persona

Seven-member group BTS are one of the biggest bands in the world right now, though you’d be forgiven if you hadn’t heard of them – until now. The Korean group – made up of RM, Suga, Jimin, V, Jungkook, Jin and J-Hope – released their sixth EP Map of the Soul: Persona last week to international fanfare. And […]

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